Teens Create

Teens Create: Basics of Shading

Join us every other month to explore your creativity through our new series of Teens Create YouTube videos. Local teens teach sketching, painting, baking, and more. Register online for an accompanying kit with all the supplies you need so you can follow along at home.

This November, local teen artist Soumya Takalkar shares the basics of shading. Learn the value scale, how to shade a cone, and how to add shadows and depth to bring your next drawing to life.

Supplies needed:

  • Sketch paper
  • Pencils
  • Moldable eraser
  • Q-tips

Don’t have these all nearby, we’ve got you covered! If you live in Kansas or Missouri, just fill out this simple form and we’ll mail you a box of supplies to follow along with Soumya (at no cost to you)! All supplies mailed on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Stay tuned for our next Teens Create video coming in January. Topics range from sketching and painting, to baking and more! If you have a skill to share, please apply to be one of our Teens Create hosts!